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International Day against Child Slavery

16 April 2021|Categories: Días Internacionales, International Days|

In 1997 the International Day against Child Slavery was created to honor the memory of Iqbal Masih, a Pakistani boy who after escaping from forced labor dedicated himself to the fight for children's rights but was killed on April 16, [...]

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

6 April 2021|Categories: Días Internacionales, International Days|

The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) is celebrated on the 6th of April. The adoption of this Day signifies the increasing recognition by the UN of the positive influence that sport can have on the advancement [...]

International Day of Conscience

5 April 2021|Categories: Días Internacionales, International Days|

Conscious of the need for the creation of conditions of stability and well-being and peaceful and friendly relations based on respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms for all without distinction as to race, sex, language or religion, the General [...]

International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

25 March 2021|Categories: Días Internacionales, International Days|

Every year, on the 25th of March, the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, gives the opportunity to honor and remember those who suffered and died at the hands of this brutal [...]

International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims

24 March 2021|Categories: Días Internacionales, International Days|

Every year, on the 24th of March the International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims is celebrated. With this international day, we pay tribute to the memory of [...]

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

21 March 2021|Categories: Días Internacionales, International Days|

The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is celebrated on March 21 of each year. On March 21 1960, the police opened fire and killed 69 people in a peaceful demonstration against the apartheid pass law in Sharpeville, [...]

International Day of Happiness

20 March 2021|Categories: Días Internacionales, International Days|

Happiness passes through solidarity On March 20, the International Day of Happiness is celebrated to recognize the relevance of happiness and well-being as universal aspirations of human beings and the importance of their inclusion in government policies. The resolution of [...]

International Women’s Day

8 March 2021|Categories: Días Internacionales, International Days|

On the International Women's day we celebrate all the accomplished achievements, demand more changes and celebrate the courage and determination of those women who have played a vital role in their countries histories and communities. The world has made unprecedented [...]

World Day of Social Justice

20 February 2021|Categories: Días Internacionales, International Days|

On November 26, 2007, the General Assembly declared that on February 20 of each year the World Day of Social Justice will be celebrated. The General Assembly recognizes that social development and social justice are indispensable for the achievement and [...]

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

11 February 2021|Categories: Días Internacionales, International Days|

February 11 is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science in recognition of the key role that women play in the scientific and technological community. Women scientists must be supported as well as the access of women and [...]

International Day of Human Fraternity

4 February 2021|Categories: Días Internacionales, International Days|

On February 4, the "International Day of Human Fraternity" is celebrated. Human fraternity for peace and cooperation It is essential to raise awareness about different cultures and religions and to promote the role of education regarding tolerance. This implies acceptance [...]

International School Day of Non Violence and Peace

30 January 2021|Categories: International Days, News|

On January 30, the International School Day of Non-Violence and Peace is celebrated, on the anniversary of the death of Mahatma Gandhi (India, 1869-1948), a pacifist leader who defended and promoted non-violence and peaceful resistance against injustice and that he [...]